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Jagan leaves for Delhi as high command asks him to stop Yatra

Congress MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, who has invited the displeasure of high command over his `Odarpu Yatra`, on Sunday left for New Delhi where he is expected to meet top party leaders.



Hyderabad: Congress MP Y S Jagan Mohan
Reddy, who has invited the displeasure of high command over
his `Odarpu Yatra`, on Sunday left for New Delhi where he is
expected to meet top party leaders.

Jagan, who has defied the high command`s directive not
to undertake the yatra, is expected to meet senior leaders
over the issue, sources said.

Congress Core Committee member and Union Finance
Minister Pranab Mukherjee had made it clear yesterday that
Jagan should call off his yatra as per the high command`s
directive.

The Congress central leadership had asked Jagan not to
go ahead with his `Odarpu Yatra` in Telangana in view of the
surcharged atmosphere in the region.

Defying the directive, Jagan, however, embarked on the
yatra on May 28. The tour was to console the families of those
who allegedly committed suicide or died of shock over the
death of his father Y S Rajasekhara Reddy.

Violence took place at Mahabubabad railway station
ahead of Jagan`s arrival, as Telangana supporters, who were
opposing his visit, threw stones and clashed with the police.

Jagan would attend a meeting of Parliamentary Standing
Committee on Finance during his stay in Delhi, the sources
added.

PTI

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